Washington Staff May 27, 2017 | 10:31 AM EDT
President Trump with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia (Screen Capture)( - In a statement
Terence P. Jeffrey May 26, 2017 | 16:27 PM EDT
Former California Gov. Ronald Reagan and President Gerald Ford at the Republican National Convention in Kansas City, Aug. 19, 1976. (William Fitzpatrick/Courtesy Gerald R.
Melanie Arter May 26, 2017 | 12:26 PM EDT
Vice President Mike Pence told graduates of the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., on Friday that they must cultivate the qualities of humility, orientation to authority and self-control to be successful leaders.
Melanie Arter May 25, 2017 | 16:01 PM EDT
President Donald Trump issued a statement Thursday, condemning “leaks of sensitive information” pertaining to the investigation of the terrorist bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester this week.
Zenny Phuong May 25, 2017 | 14:43 PM EDT
( -- Following the release of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis of the American Health Care Act, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) said in a press conference on Thursday he was encouraged that the bill is meeting its budget targets and will lower health insurance premiums for Americans.
Melanie Arter May 25, 2017 | 14:01 PM EDT
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney on Thursday that he won’t be voting for the president’s budget plan because of the cuts it makes to foreign aid, in particular for U.S. allies like Jordan, because such a move could jeopardize the war on terror.
Susan Jones May 25, 2017 | 12:14 PM EDT
On Wednesday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin called for a clean debt ceiling increase by August, but the House Freedom Caucus says it will insist that any increase in the debt ceiling be accompanied “by cutting where necessary.”
Melanie Arter May 25, 2017 | 11:31 AM EDT
During a speech at the NATO summit in Brussels, President Donald Trump on Thursday called out NATO members for not paying their fair share, saying that if they did, “NATO would be even stronger than it is today, especially from the threat of terrorism.”
Susan Jones May 25, 2017 | 08:40 AM EDT
“I would love, if I were king for the day, to do something akin to Medicare for all. Because Medicare has been a very good program. And it's helped a lot of people.”
Terence P. Jeffrey May 24, 2017 | 17:10 PM EDT
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Screen Capture)( - The American Health Care Act, the bill the House of Representatives passed on May 4 to repeal-and-replace Obamacare, would cut fede
Melanie Arter May 24, 2017 | 15:36 PM EDT
White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney testified before Congress Wednesday on the president’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget request that calls for cuts to the SNAP program, which stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and is also known as food stamp assistance.
Terence P. Jeffrey May 24, 2017 | 12:24 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)( - President Donald Trump’s budget proposal together with the American Health Care Act, which Trump’s proposal embraces, would deny all federal funding to Planned Parent
Melanie Arter May 24, 2017 | 12:24 PM EDT
The president’s budget requires that those receiving the child care tax credit and the earned income tax credit now must have a Social Security number to claim those tax credits.
Terence P. Jeffrey May 24, 2017 | 10:03 AM EDT
(From the cover of the 2017 Guide to the National Endowment for the Arts.)( - The budget that President Trump presented to Congress yesterday calls for “shutting down” the National Endowment
Susan Jones May 24, 2017 | 09:01 AM EDT
Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress on Tuesday that if one or more people within the White House are believed to be leaking classified information, the White House can try to “contain” the leaking, but it’s up to the FBI to determine if the leaks amount to criminal behavior.
Melanie Arter May 23, 2017 | 18:51 PM EDT
White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said Tuesday that the government\ spent too much money on climate change during the previous administration and not very efficiently,"
Melanie Arter May 23, 2017 | 13:51 PM EDT
The White House's budget plan calls for $2.6 billion "in new infrastructure and technology investments in 2018," including $1.6 billion for new and replacement border wall along the southern border.
Melanie Arter May 23, 2017 | 13:23 PM EDT
White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney on Tuesday unveiled the president's budget, titled the "New Foundation for American Greatness,"  saying it balances for the first time in 10 years.
Susan Jones May 23, 2017 | 06:42 AM EDT
“The time has expired for ‘reform,’” DeVos said. “We need a transformation – a transformation that will open up America's closed and antiquated education system.”
Susan Jones May 22, 2017 | 08:41 AM EDT
Muslim leaders from more than 50 nations listen to President Donald Trump speak in Saudi Arabia on May 21, 2017.